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The Village of Pelham is seeking to install an underground reservoir and a pump station in the area of the tennis courts at Juliannes Playground. (Source: Google Maps)

Eminent domain hearing: Seven oppose, one backs Village of Pelham plan for Julianne’s park; school district, Pelham Manor reps speak

By Gillian Ho and Ava Paolucci
June 22, 2024

During a public hearing required under state eminent domain law, the Village of Pelham Board of Trustees heard Tuesday from seven community members opposed to condemning parts of the school district's...

Kate Douglass wins the Olympic qualifier in the 100m freestyle. (NBC Sports)

Pelham’s Kate Douglass qualifies for Paris Summer Olympics

By Gillian Ho, Deputy Managing Editor
June 21, 2024

Pelham's Kate Douglass is going back to the Olympics. Douglass will be swimming in the Paris games this summer after qualifying in the 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay and 200m breaststroke during...

Siwanoy Elementary School is one of three schools dismissing early due to the heat wave. (Pelham Examiner file photo)

Heatwave: Three Pelham elementary schools without AC to dismiss early Thursday and Friday

By Kiran Schwaderer, Managing Editor
June 19, 2024

With excessive heat forecast for the rest of this week, students at Colonial, Prospect Hill and Siwanoy elementary schools will be released at noon on Thursday and Friday because all three buildings are...

Blueprint of the outdoor classroom. (Courtesy of Nicole Giglio)

Prospect Hill plans outdoor classroom that will offer hands-on learning about nature and Planet Earth

By Gillian Ho, Deputy Managing Editor
June 19, 2024

A committee at Prospect Hill Elementary School is working on creating an outdoor classroom on the campus. After completing the project, three elementary schools in the district will have such outdoor learning...

(Artwork by Frank Guida)

Pelham Art Center to close for three weeks starting Monday for critical repairs

June 14, 2024

The Pelham Art Center will close for three weeks from June 17 for critical updates and repairs, including asbestos abatement and the replacement of two roofs, window lintels and an outside awning. Three...

The closed gas station at 163 Wolfs Lane after the owners had underground tanks removed.

Developer of apartment building proposed for 163 Wolfs Lane allows village approval to lapse

By Kira Findikyan, Assistant Managing Editor
June 13, 2024

The Village of Pelham's approval for the construction of a 27-unit apartment building at 163 Wolfs Lane has expired, according to Jim Morris, assistant building inspector. No building permits were...

School board narrows cell phone policy to two options; new strategic goals unveiled

School board narrows cell phone policy to two options; new strategic goals unveiled

By Charlotte Cohn, Assistant Managing Editor
June 13, 2024

The Pelham Board of Education unveiled June 5 two possible options for a cell phone policy at the high school. The more restrictive version would ban use of the devices during the school day unless students...

Residents vote on school board candidates and the district budget on May 21 in the Pelham Middle School gym.

Election inspectors agreed with 14 of 39 challenges to absentee and mail-in ballots after school district polls closed

By Rich Zahradnik
June 6, 2024

Inspectors sustained 14 of 39 challenges to absentee and mail-in ballots—meaning those 14 votes were not counted—after polls closed in the Pelham school district election on May 21, according to data...

Map shows where in Juliannes Playground the stormwater reservoirs would be constructed under the existing tennis courts and blacktop. The playground equipment is in the area roughly to left of the black dashed line. (Source: Preliminary Village-wide Drainage Infrastructure Summary Report)

School board calls on Village of Pelham to restart talks on Julianne’s park following village’s decision to use eminent domain

June 3, 2024

The school board Friday called on the Village of Pelham to restart negotiations over a possible swap of school district-owned Julianne's Playground for municipal property, following a vote by the village...

Lebron Richardson, Nick Massaregli, Kristian Howell and junior Manny Idowu shoot for the moon in April after breaking the PMHS record. Theyre going farther: to states and nationals.

Record-breaking PMHS boys 4×100 relay team qualifies for state and national championships

By Phoebe Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor
June 1, 2024

The PMHS boys 4x100 relay team qualified Friday for the New York State Championships in Syracuse on June 7-8. They are also going to the USATF U20 Championships and Nike Outdoor Nationals less then a week...

The Village of Pelham is seeking to install an underground reservoir and a pump station in the area of the tennis courts at Juliannes Playground. (Source: Google Maps)

Village of Pelham begins eminent domain proceedings to take land at Julianne’s park from school district

May 30, 2024

The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to begin eminent domain proceedings against the Pelham school district to take land at the district's Julianne's Playground that the village...

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